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In time on the spot

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Long wait for medication, donor blood, oxygen or surgery can be fatal. Three young West African entrepreneurs save lives by improving access to medical care - while keeping up the pace.

Interview

The Blood Lady

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Temie Giwa-Tubosun and her start-up LifeBank provide Nigerian hospitals with donated blood.

vaccinate

Vital

Issue 82 - July | August 2019
#VaccinesWork was the motto of the International Immunization Week at the end of April. That vaccinations work, must be emphasized in times when the measles in this country erupt again. Meanwhile, in Africa, people are standing for a ...

Interview

Savior at the minute

Issue 82 - July | August 2019
The director of the malaria research program of the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, Lode Schuerman, has declared war on the deadly infectious disease. Tuberculosis should soon be vaccinated ...

Interview

SMEs need help

Issue 82 - July | August 2019
Dieter Ernst, one of the co-founders of the German Water Partnership, relies on domestic SMEs working together in their own best interests. His organization is active worldwide - and is already working on the water supply of tomorrow.

traffic safety

Avoidable tragedies

Issue 81 - May | June 2019
Bad roads, drunk driving, unsafe vehicles - there are many reasons for road accidents, and often they do not go well: every year, an estimated 1,35 million people die as a result of an accident ...

Interview

More speed for less deaths

Issue 81 - May | June 2019
Nhan Tran, Road Safety Expert at the World Health Organization, reports on tentative progress in the fight against traffic accidents.

Interview

Unique value creation

Issue 81 - May | June 2019
The Viennese Vamed AG builds and operates health care facilities worldwide. CEO Ernst Wastler tells in an interview why global thinking requires local solutions, especially in the health sector.

Social Enterprises

Smart help for the eyes

Issue 81 - May | June 2019
Preventable blindness and ametropia are a thorn in the side of Andrew Bastawrous. The eye surgeon helps people in developing regions to improve their eyesight - relying on smartphones and ...

news flash

MED-EL: audible progress

Nearly 10 percent of the population of Bangladesh suffer from hearing problems, only a small part is treated. That should change in the future: In the presence of Foreign Minister ...